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Today on Your Call: How is fracking affecting our food and water supply?
On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") and how it may be negatively impacting the health of our food supply, water systems, and ultimately our bodies. Journalist, Elizabeth Royte, wrote in an article for The Nation: "there’s growing evidence that these two impulses, toward energy and food independence, may be at odds with each other." Join us at 10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Do you know if your food or water comes from near a fracking site? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and You.
Elizabeth Royte, health and environmental reporter and author of The Nation Magazine article, “Fracking the Food Supply”
Dr. Sandra Steingraber, founder of New Yorker's Against Fracking; authority on the environment links to cancer and human health; and author of “Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis”
Adam Scow, California Campaigns Director with Food and Water Watch; organizes around fracking in California
Jacki Schilke, rancher in North Dakota affected by fracking
Facebook: Farmers against Fracking
Facebook: Free Screening of "Split Estate"
Food and Water Watch: Fracking Action Center
The Nation: Fracking Our Food Supply
Organic Consumers: Fracking our Farms: A Tale of Five Farming Families
Save Colorado from Fracking: Food Supply Contamination
Mother Jones: How Rural America Got Fracked
Mother Jones: Fracking Wastewater Threatens to Drown Ohio
LA Times: Review: 'Frack Nation' takes on anti-fracking documentary